New Orleans at Dallas
Time: 4:15 p.m. (Ch. 25) Line: Saints by 3 1/2.
Records: Saints 7-3 (4-6 vs. spread), Cowboys 3-7 (3-7 vs. spread).
Comments: Cowboys are 27-14-1 all-time on Thanksgiving and are riding a four-game holiday winning streak . . . In his only previous start in Dallas (12/10/2006), New Orleans QB Drew Brees was 26 of 38 for 384 yards and 5 TDs in a 42-17 win . . . Saints DE Will “Getting Jiggy With It’’ Smith has five sacks in three career games vs. Cowboys . . . Dallas TE Jason Witten seeks third straight Turkey Day with at least 100 yards receiving . . . Cowboys CB Terence Newman has six picks in four Thanksgiving Day games . . . Cowboys’ Dez Bryant (44 catches) is three receptions shy of breaking Bob Hayes’s franchise rookie record.
Cincinnati at NY Jets
Time: 8 p.m. (NFL Network) Line: Jets by 9.
Records: Bengals 2-8 (3-7 vs. spread), Jets 8-2 (6-4 vs. spread).
Comments: Just how in the wide, wide, world of sports does Bengals coach Marvin Lewis keep his job after that abysmal collapse at home vs. Bills last week? . . . Cincinnati has lost seven straight . . . Jets are 3-3 all-time on Thanksgiving . . . Carson Palmer has thrown at least two TD passes in seven straight games. He’s four TD passes shy of becoming third Bengal with 150 for his career (Ken Anderson 197, Boomer Esiason 187) . . . Jets are 11-2 when QB Mark Sanchez posts a passer rating of 80-plus . . . New York’s Brad Smith leads the AFC with a 28.1-yard kick return average.